The Ready 4 Reading Book Clubs' long term mission is a

community where below-poverty children's literacy needs are

met. For effective long term community improvement, we will

work to increase the general public awareness of the literacy

and health problems that affect below-poverty children.

Azusa Pacific University Nursing students teaching about COVE 19

Our guest waiting to get into the class.

The Azusa Nurses Students teaching about Stress Management

The Car Seat Safety Class was a success.

Free books to the Students at Westside Park Elementary

school in Adelanto. Students get free books when they pick

up their lunch.

Our Little Free Library at the

Rose of Sharon

Honored by the Hesperia School District Lunch Program as a Top Banana

From Left to Right. Supervisor Lovingood, Sharon Cobb (A donor from IRC), and myself

Lynette Ramirez"s San Bernardino Counties Reading Hero

We Partnered with the

United Way to put books in their

Kid Packs

We were honored to be a 2015 Dreamers

Visionaries and Leaders recipient

With my mother Claudia Atkinson

I was so honored to receive an award alongside this wonderful young man

Daniel Escalante

We gave out over 2500 books for the month of December

Thank you to Adelanto City Council member Jermaine Wright Sr for reading Bunny Cakes for JumpStarts Read4TheRecord

Jumpstart for their Read 4 The Record Campaign

We read to over 700 children and adults

Dr. Suess

Green Eggs and Ham at

Victor Valley Rescue Mission Dinner


We want to thank our volunteers. Our volunteers put in over 6,000

hours for the year.

Well, our science summer was a bust......ALRIGHT!!!! that means there

were little to no kids at the Homeless Shelter. We did have

one day of learning about colors. What a better way to learn about

colors then by making Snow Cones.

6 months and going strong

A big giant Thank you to Payless Shoe store for providing the

Homeless Shelter kids with brand new shoes.

We Made Mother's Day cards while we waiting for Payless to



Thank you Victor Valley Rescue Mission for letting us join you for

your Easter Program. We gave out over

500 BOOKS that day

April was also a busy time at the Homeless Shelter

It was National Poetry Month. This was written by one of the Shelter kids

We spent the month at the shelter learning about flowers

making a flower garden.

Our Dr. Seuss Program at the Victor Valley Rescue Mission

The kids having fun at their 2014 Black History Month party

Christmas was wonderful and once again I want to Thank the Rescue Mission for inviting us to join them for their Toy give Away. This is what it was all about.

We gave out over 4,000 books again


Homeless Shelter Halloween Party THANK YOU to

The Hernandez Family for coming out and reading their book

Jack and the Zombie Attack

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October 3rd, was proclaimed and recognized as


High Desert Literacy Day

ALRIGHT we did the Read for the Record on October 3, 2013

we read to 311 readers.

We had so much fun with the Gang from Jack and the Zombie Attack at the Reading Railroad on October 5, 2013

We are proud to support this local author. This book is on its

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Acknowledgments by The County Supervisors, Certificate

of Recognition by the California Legislature and

Proclamation by the City of Apple Valley

Some of our events past events

Reading the first step to building a better future